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plastic surgery

noun

Simple Definition of plastic surgery

  • : surgery that improves or repairs the form or appearance of body parts

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of plastic surgery

  1. :  surgery done to repair, restore, or improve lost, injured, defective, or misshapen body parts

Examples of plastic surgery in a sentence

  1. He needed plastic surgery on his face after the car accident.



1842

First Known Use of plastic surgery

1842

Rhymes with plastic surgery


Medical Dictionary

plastic surgery

noun

Medical Definition of plastic surgery

  1. :  a branch of surgery concerned with the repair, restoration, or improvement of lost, injured, defective, or misshapen parts of the body chiefly by transfer of tissue; also :  an operation performed for such a purpose





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